The problems with racism in the host KK-2017 Sochi is not, say city authorities

© RIA Novosti / Nina Sociability fotobanka in the press centre for accredited media at the FIFA confederations Cup 2017 in SochiThe problems with racism in the host KK-2017 Sochi is not, say city authorities© RIA Novosti / Nina Sociability the image Bank

The problems with racism in Sochi and there never was, in General, residents are positive, said Deputy mayor of Sochi Sergey Yurchenko.

Sochi is one of the host cities of the confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA world Cup. Monday at the Sochi stadium «Fisht» was the match of the confederations Cup between Germany and Australia. At the end of may the British media accused of racism the participants of the carnival, held in Sochi, claiming that some of the participants came with painted black faces, and hands of bananas.

«The problems with racism in Sochi not and can not be. That incident – the antics of certain people. This ball is a carnival parade, we don’t know who these people are. In General, the mood of all the residents of Sochi are very positive, this can be seen in the smiles of our volunteers. I assure you that none of the Sochi residents no thought not to be racist, but to even talk about it. We are very friendly and multinational city and prove it for many years», — said Yurchenko journalists.